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Last year's Envirolution festival. Photo courtesy of Envirolution
23rd May
Envirolution is set this year to become Manchester's first official plastic-free festival
Oldham, Ginny Alexander, first mayor, suffragette, deputy mayor
24th May
Oldham is to get its first-ever female mayor  - and will be joined by another female councillor as her deputy to make it a historic double.
Tully Kearney conference
22nd May
Manchester Metropolitan University held its first festival of sports journalism celebrating the achievements of both departments.
Candles in Manchester Cathedral
22nd May
It has now been two years since 22 people died and many more were seriously injured in a terrorist bombing following an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena.
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